Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Strengthening Colorado Families and Communities Conference

The Strengthening Colorado Families and Communities Conference will be held on September 15th & 16th at the Keystone Conference Center in Keystone, CO. Colorado's Office of Early Childhood and Office of Children, Youth, and Families invite you to attend the inaugural child abuse prevention conference promoting well-being for all of our children. There is no fee to attend.

The conference will feature speakers and sessions targeted to the following audiences and include opportunities for these professionals to help inform the creation of a Colorado Child Maltreatment Prevention Plan:
  • home visitors, 
  • family support workers, 
  • parent educators, 
  • parent leaders,
  • medical and mental health professionals, 
  • school social workers, 
  • teachers, 
  • kinship and foster parents, 
  • child welfare practitioners,  
  • public health and prevention professionals, 
  • early childhood development specialists, 
  • early interventionists, 
  • human service providers, 
  • public officials, 
  • and community advocates. 

The conference will provide lunch on Monday and breakfast and lunch on Tuesday. There will be some scholarships available to cover travel and lodging. 

Continue to check back at Colorado Office of Early Childhood for information coming on speakers, agenda, scholarships, and how to reserve lodging.